Auburn returned to practice on Tuesday as the bye week continued for the Tigers.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn addressed the media Tuesday for the first time since wide receiver D’haquille “Duke” Williams was dismissed from the program Monday night.
Malzahn will speak again Wednesday on the SEC coaches teleconference as the team prepares for a matchup with Kentucky on Oct. 15.
Here is what you need to know about Auburn today:
- Auburn is moving on after the dismissal of Williams. One player said: “You have to draw a line somewhere.“
- See the bowl projections for the Tigers after their 3-2 start to the season.
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- The Tigers are hoping defensive back T.J. Davis will return from an ACL injury when they face Kentucky. He sustained the injury in March.
- All positions are open for competition during the bye week, according to Malzahn.
- Paul Finebaum invited AL.com columnist Kevin Scarbinsky on his radio show to discuss what has gone wrong for Auburn this season. They also discussed the possibility of Malzahn being on the hot seat if Auburn continues to struggle.
The best stories around the SEC
- South Carolina may have to play its home game against LSU on Saturday away from Williams-Brice Stadium due to massive flooding that has affected thousands of South Carolina residents.
- SEC Nation was scheduled to broadcast from South Carolina this weekend, but the show will now be in Knoxville for Georgia-Tennessee. The show was in Athens last week for Georgia-Alabama and that didn’t turn out too well for the Bulldogs.
- The 25th anniversary of the infamous “Fifth Down” for the Missouri Tigers was Oct. 6.
- Ole Miss linebacker C.J. Johnson will miss at least a month after undergoing surgery.
- Tennessee coach Butch Jones addressed rumors that he punched a player.
Gus Malzahn said Auburn had a "very spirited practice" Tuesday. "It was really focused on us getting better. We let our guys compete."
— Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) October 6, 2015